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Director Sales & Marketing (Consumer Goods)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Director
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Marketing,Sales,E-Commerce
Years Experience: 8-10 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Number of Positions: 1
Posting Date: October 10, 2019
Job Location:

Markham, ON
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Job Description

Director of Sales & Marketing

Our client, a leading Consumer Goods Company, located in Markham, ON is looking to hire a Director of Sales & Marketing on a full-time, permanent basis.

Reporting to the President, the Director of Sales and Marketing, is a newly created position that has been driven by dynamic growth of the last decade. In this critical role, you will lead a team of Product Managers, and Account Managers, and direct the company towards the next decade of growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct the strategy – Develop and execute key strategies pertaining to company’s Sales and Marketing efforts
  • Senior level customer contact –develop and nurture relationships with Senior Level industry leaders amongst company’s key customers
  • Mentor and leader –lead staff and show them how to develop success and further their careers at Company
  • Work with other departments – Work with Operations and Finance to ensure that everyone is aligned towards mutually agreed outcomes
  • Conduct regular internal meetings with Marketing and Sales Staff – to ensure that everyone has a chance for their input to be heard and responded to
  • Find success amongst other Company subsidiaries – keep regular contact with other key Company subsidiaries with the objective being able to find successes that can brought to Canada
  • Develop frequent “test and learns” across all areas of responsibility – to ensure Continuous Improvement and Learning is maximized

Experience:

  • BA minimum – MBA an asset
  • 5-10 years combined hands-on experience in Sales and Marketing environment
  • Major account experience – Walmart, Amazon, Canadian Tire, Loblaws/Shoppers Drug Mart an asset; open to other major retailer experience
  • E-commerce experience
  • Background of studying the end-user and understanding the purchase process
  • AC Nielsen or NPD working knowledge
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office

Skills:

This client is seeking an individual with the following qualities:

Humility

A Teacher

Selfless leadership

Intelligent/savvy

Respectful of all

A thirst for knowledge and learning

Driven for growth

Ethical

Approachable

Creative

Persistent/Determined

Extremely responsive

Highly engaged

Good sense of humour

Analytical

Good grasp of Big Picture with ability to manage the details

“Test and Learn” mentality



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